How to Get Your Public Colorado Arrest Record

In Colorado, when a person is formally arrested, his or her fingerprints are taken. The fingerprint information is sent to the Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to document the arrest. The arrest record is both publicly available and easily accessed unless the criminal records associated with the fingerprints have been expunged or sealed. You may want to know what information on you can be readily accessed by the public from CBI, and/or you may want a copy of that information.

To view or get a copy of your public Colorado arrest record, simply go to You will need to enter some personal information about yourself and pay a few dollars by credit card to do so. You can (and should) have the results emailed to yourself because you may be able to use them in the future without having to pay again.